December 25, 2008 RSS feed / News

Pope, Pharr qualify for District Band playing sax, trumpet

Two Washington-Wilkes Band students have earned seats in the ninth and tenth grade District 10 Honor Band. John Pope has made first chair baritone saxophone; and Michael Pharr has made third chair trumpet in the band. More...

Pet of the week

This beautiful red coonhound is a friendly and gentle dog. She is vaccinated and will be spayed. With her good temperament she would be a good companion pet as well as a hunting dog. She needs caring home. More...

Primary Performers sing in many styles for various groups

The Washington-Wilkes Primary Performers from W-WPS, a group of 51 second- and third-grade students directed by Ann Tiller, presented a program of music to the children and staff at their school on Monday afternoon. More...

W-WCHS Students of the Month selected

Washington-Wilkes Comprehensive High School Student of the Month recipients for November are (front row; l-r) Rose Slotterback, Employability Skills; Damion Callaway, Business and Computer Science; Christina Albertson, band; Tenisha Ware, Family and More...

Tignall News

Isn't it amazing that a toddler in Texas could actually break into a store in the middle of the night to play with the toys inside? I can't understand how he broke in. More...

Steering Committee continues to accept gazebo donations

As mentioned in earlier articles, the North Wilkes Steering Committee continues to welcome contributions to our gazebo project. It is with great pleasure to announce another contribution to be applied toward this endeavor. More...

Beaverdam Baptist hosts fellowship meal December 7

Members of Beaverdam Baptist Church enjoyed their Christmas fellowship meal on Sunday, December 7. Following Rev. More...

Washington kids welcome annual Christmas Parade downtown

Led by the W-WCHS Tiger Band, more than 50 floats, police cars, fire trucks, sports teams, Shriner carts, and Santa Claus filled Robert Toombs Avenue Sunday afternoon for the biggest Christmas Parade in years. More...

Harper's Personal Care residents enjoy visiting with family, friends

Mrs. Sara Curtis went with Linda Griggs to Wilkes Eye Center. ƒWe are glad Mrs. Pete Strother is out of the hospital and doing quite well. ƒMargie and Julia presented fellowship for the residents. More...

Focus on appreciation, helping others to keep holidays bright

This holiday season, parents may feel squeezed by the uncertainty in the national economy. Some may have already experienced job loss, lower wages, or credit problems. More...

GLSP to offer free legal help for civil matters

The Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) provides free legal help to low-income people with civil (noncriminal) legal problems. More...

Electrical safety demonstrated

Jim Bennett (left), Tony Griffin (center), and Carl Miller of Rayle EMC presented a program on electrical safety to the Washington Optimist Club at its December meeting. More...

Lundberg News

I know most folks have been real busy getting ready for the holidays, maybe cooking, cleaning, shopping, visiting, going to parties, and eating a lot. More...

Ga. Tech Promise scholarship assists low-income students

This year, 199 students from 52 counties across Georgia - from Appling to Wilkes - are attending the Georgia Institute Technology thanks to the G. Wayne Clough Georgia Tech Promise Scholarship Program. More...

RAYLE NEWS

As you ride down the Philomath Road just past Pleasant Grove Baptist Church a beautiful and touching scene unfolds from house to house at several homes. The reason for the season is depicted in the beautiful Christmas decorations. More...

Tignall City Council agrees to reinstate police coverage level

The regular meeting of the Tignall City Council was held December 10. More...

New website will promote products made, grown in Ga.

A new state web site is looking for Georgia-based artisans, theaters, crafters, agritourism venues, festival planners, and others looking to enhance their marketing and advertising, but the deadline for the first entries is soon. More...

24-point head

Dead trees lining the roads after Christmas are usually the last lonely reminders of the holiday season. This year, don't ditch that tree. Reuse it, says a University of Georgia expert Christmas tree saver. More...

Griffin man makes diesel fuel from kitchen oils

When diesel costs skyrocketed to more than $4 a gallon, Travis Sweat fought back. Using knowledge from the Internet and recycled oil from fast-food restaurants, he made his own fuel for $1 a gallon. More...

Heritage Health Care residents enjoy visits with family, friends

James Waller's visitors were Robert Waller, Jeremy Waller, Fonia Waller, Ronan Waller, Annie Crook, and Howard Combs. ƒVisiting Mrs. Bernice McAvoy were Judy Cunningham and daughters, Jordan and Anna Ross, Ronnie McAvoy, and Gail Galbreath. More...

Free legal services available Jan. 6 at Wilkes Senior Center

The Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) provides free legal help to low-income people with civil (noncriminal) legal problems. More...